Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light. As a national laboratory, MAX IV is operated in agreement with governmental regulations, and in compliance with major funders such as the Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Wallenberg Foundation. 250 people are currently employed at MAX IV Laboratory, and 16 beamlines are funded. The facility is in a ramp-up phase with 3 beamlines now receiving users and 13 more scheduled to be commissioned and built to receive users within the next few years. The facility is dimensioned for 25-28 beamlines.
The MAX IV Controls and IT team (KITS) deliver solutions to the whole MAX IV organisation in the areas of control system hardware, controls software applications, infrastructure and networking, information management and scientific software. This is a dynamic and highly challenging environment and requires close collaboration with the staff in order to understand the needs and be effective in forming solutions. We are around 50 people in total who work in 5 domains in a well organised and agile way. We hold values of lean management, knowledge spread, user autonomy, continuous improvement and flexibility as guiding principles for our work.
Are you the student that will help exploiting the full capabilities of Sweden's new flagship laboratory?
You will have the chance to face new challenges with open minded people from different perspectives.
You will join a trusted and open team where continuous improvement and mentorship is part of our DNA.
In addition you can bring your own view on the best practices of software development. By using agile and lean management you can stay focused on the software development.
Finally, this is the opportunity to learn and to increase your skills, competence and experience!
Tasks and Responsibilities
You are the successful candidate who will work on:
Developing and maintaining solutions for the control system of the MAX IV laboratory, including the accelerators and experimental stations
Developing software application like graphical interfaces, data acquisition and equipment interfacing to hardware
Continuously improve the control system infrastructure to increase the efficiency of the team
In order to apply for this position you are just required to follow a university curriculum in Computer Science and Software development.
We are especially looking for people with interest and knowledge in:
Linux operating system development
Git, unit test, CI/CD
In addition to the above it is highly important to supply evidence that you can use initiative and able to cooperate. You are performance oriented, quality conscious and creative.
This is a one year temporary employment.
On call services may apply in the future.
Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.
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